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Synonyms for gastrocnemius

the muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf

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2002), the response of the soleus muscle occurs between 4 and 8 hours post-heat stress in contrast to the gastrocnemius muscle, which peaks at about 48 hours.
MURF1 expressions in gastrocnemius muscles from parthenolide-treated mice are obviously lower than placebo-treated mice.
Gastrocnemius muscle biopsies were taken from nephrectomized (n = 11) and control (n = 11) rats 8 weeks after surgery.
1]) increased medial gastrocnemius muscle activity, but the changes in muscle activity varied among different muscles (Nigg et al.
The MSC nerve branched off the tibial nerve at approximately the same location as the branches innervating the soleus and gastrocnemius muscles, while the LSC and sural communicating branch nerves branched off the common fibular nerve proximal to the bifurcation.
2001; 2003) performed ECs on exposed cat medial gastrocnemius muscles.
1978), the percentage of type II muscle fibre area in gastrocnemius muscles of elite shot putters was also similar to the present study (62.
This study measured the EMG activity of the soleus and medial gastrocnemius muscles during different vibration frequencies in comparison to an evoked stretch reflex of the same muscle groups using a custom-built ankle ergometer and found that the EMG activity was identical between the vibration and the evoked stretch reflex, indicating the existence of vibration-induced reflexes.
The muscles from exercised soleus muscles are designated as ES, exercised gastrocnemius muscles are designated as EG, while control soleus muscles are CS and control gastrocnemius muscles are CG.
Properties of single motor units in medial gastrocnemius muscles of adult and old rats.
Soleus and gastrocnemius muscles were weighed, immersed in liquid nitrogen and stored at -80[degrees]C for further analysis.